Lean Best Practice Visit

Date: 5th March 2015

Time: 10am - 1.00pm

Location: Abbott Diagnostics Division Lisnamuck Longford.

Cost: €Member cost €100 per person (to be donated to Midlands Simon Community) 

Non- member cost will be €100 towards the Midlands Simon Community and €145 administration costs to ICBE. *(To discuss membership of ICBE and review the list of benefits to your company please contact the centre and we will be happy to discuss the value proposition to your company).

Maximum number: 20 / 2 places per company



10:00-10:30 Introduction


  •   Safety Brief (1 min)
  •   Site Overview (14 min)
  •   Abbott Longford Operational Excellence Journey thus   far… (15 min)



10:30-12:30  Go and See Sessions


Session 1 – Site Tour (40 min)

  •   Lean Management System
    •   Leader Standard Work
    •   Visual Management
    •   Accountability
    •   Discipline
    •   Window tour of Site
    •   Lean Six Sigma Projects


Session 2 – Systems Overview (40 min)

  •   Strategy Deployment/Enterprise Alignment
  •   Appreciation Process
  •   Daily Kaizen Process
  •   Quality Corrective Action/Preventative Action System


Session 3 – Project Overview (40 min)

  •   Class A Programme
  •   Small Batch Filler – Harnessing Employee Skills
  •   Automation
  •   Genesis Work Instructions
  •   Accelerate Programme




12:30-13:00  Lunch/Debrief


  •   Lunch and Q&A


We are pleased to be able to offer a limited number of free places for jobseekers on our network programmes subject to funding being available. Please click on the following link to check if you meet Jobseekers eligibility criteria

Skillnets funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills

ILSS is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnets funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.

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